CPE Credit Hours: 12
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The purpose of this online, self-paced course is to assist you in using Book Creator to become engaging content designers. Book Creator is an amazing app and browser-based ebook and comic creation tool. Learn how to use it to enhance teaching, learning in a variety of instructional settings.
Why Learn with TCEA?
- Our courses are streamlined for efficient and lasting learning.
- We share ideas and resources that you won’t be able to find anywhere else.
- We also offer ideas and techniques based on years of experience in professional development, integrating educator feedback to always meet the needs of course participants.
Self-Paced Online Course
Book Creator is a self-paced, online program of study. Participants can begin anytime and go at their own speed throughout the program.
Upon enrollment, you will receive a course invitation email from TCEA’s learning management system (Instructure’s Canvas) that will give you access to the self-paced instruction. Within the course, you will find modules that must be moved through in sequential order. The modules can be found below.
|Module 1||Book Creator Set Up||Book Creator is a creation tool with endless possibilities. It supports every subject throughout K-12 and can be used for the creation of journals, portfolios, storybooks, notebooks, and reports. Are you asking yourself where do you begin? In this module we will learn the basics of how to create a new book, choose a template to personalize your book, add text and images to your book, add audio and video to your book, and use shapes and the amazing drawing tools. Teachers will learn how to incorporate new tools and strategies to boost their students’ learning development.|
|Module 2||Take It To The Next Level||In this module we will dive a little deeper into Book Creator. We will show you how to share books, invite students to collaborate on books, and how to set up your library. We will explore templates and add media from other applications. We will demonstrate accessibility features that could benefit all students.|
|Module 3||Teacher Content Designer||In this module, we are going to explore creating your own content to share with your students. We will provide many examples of how teachers are creating engaging content for introducing, reviewing, and enriching their curriculum.|
|Module 4||Student Content Creator||In this module we will explore ways students can create using Book Creator daily and for special projects. We will show strategies to help students excel with audio, video, print, and layout to enhance their Book Creator Books. We will also discuss the importance of the 4 C's in student created content.|